December 9th, 2009
08:11 PM ET

Weezer front man still hospitalized, but feeling better

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Weezer front man Rivers Cuomo is on the road to recovery.

The singer remains hospitalized after a tour bus crash over the weekend, but is up and walking, according to the band’s official website.

“Yesterday Rivers finally made it onto his feet for the first time since the crash, going on two hospital hallway walks with the aid of a walker,” the band’s webmaster Karl Koch wrote on the website.

“Meanwhile the docs say his insides are continuing to improve, but they have told him that while he will likely be released in the next few days, he ain’t getting on a plane anytime soon…too risky to his lung."

Cuomo broke three ribs in the Sunday morning bus crash, and also suffered a small cut on his spleen as well as a small puncture in one lung. The bus, carrying Cuomo, his family, their nanny and his assistant Sarah Kim, hit a patch of black ice outside Albany and careened off the highway.

The band’s website, which has been diligently updated daily, says that Kim – the only other passenger injured in the crash- also continues to improve.

Kim fractured two ribs and sustained back injuries. She left the hospital to return to Los Angeles with the band and is expected to recover in about a month.

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    October 20, 2010 at 5:04 pm | Report abuse |
  2. weeniebells

    hit the hash pipe to relieve that pain rivers

    December 10, 2009 at 9:12 pm | Report abuse |
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    Bring Back Matt Sharp!

    December 10, 2009 at 12:15 pm | Report abuse |
  4. doofus

    oh noes! i had not heard of the crash. get well soon, and take care of your self!

    December 10, 2009 at 11:37 am | Report abuse |
  5. Julio Barrios

    Get well soon Rivers!!! So grateful it wasn't any worse than it was!!!

    December 10, 2009 at 11:30 am | Report abuse |
  6. Tom

    Glad to see they'll be fine, especially the baby in the crib! Unfortunately I missed my chance to see Weezer live at the Patriot Center yesterday but at least there will be another day. Kudos to the bus driver for keeping it upright, things could have been so much worse. I hope someone has brought Rivers a selection of snuggies to wear while in recovery.

    December 10, 2009 at 11:28 am | Report abuse |
  7. Debra R

    Get well soon!!!

    December 10, 2009 at 10:44 am | Report abuse |

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